Jardins de la Lironde / Farshid Moussavi Architecture

London firm Farshid Moussavi Architecture has won a competition with designs for a tower made from a stack of rippling floor plates in Montpellier.Construction is expected to begin in 2014.

Architects: Farshid Moussavi Architecture
Location: Montpellier, France
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The site of project,Lot M2,is location in the periphery of Montpellier surrounded by a green enviroment.To mininmise impact on the landscape of the site,the 11-storey residential complex is designed in the form of small tower with the smallest possible footpeint.

The tower’s small floor plates,when compared to a residential slab or block,provide the residential units with the least possible internal shared circulation space,and therefore the maximum amount of privacy.Each floor divides into four residential units which are dual aspect and benefit from multiple views of the exterior and natural cross-ventilation.